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Safer Handling of Children - Refresher (Cancelled)

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Course Types
Training Event (face to face)

This course is suitable for Children’s Services and CVS practitioners and carers whose role involves lifting and handling of children.

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 came into force in January 1993. This legislation places a duty on employers to implement measures to reduce the risks to the staff who are required to undertake safer handling tasks. This course is designed to refresh staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

To be undertaken within 12 months of completing the Safer Handling of Children Basic Awareness course.

Start Date
Wednesday 29 June 2022
End Date
Wednesday 29 June 2022
13:30 - 16:30
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • review the legal issues and risk assessment process

  • describe the mechanics of back injury and other work related disorders

  • demonstrate safer handling strategies when handling children

  • discuss the importance of reporting in relation to safer handling

  • meet statutory requirements

Additional information

VERY IMPORTANT - Applicants must read the attached COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance for Training Participants before attending this training.

** Delegates will need to enter Montague House via the Reception entrance **

Participants should wear appropriate clothing and flat, comfortable footwear that covers the whole of the foot as you will be actively participating in safer people handling techniques. Open toed shoes and sandals are not acceptable and you may be turned away due to health and safety reasons which will then incur a charge.

Target Audience
Children's Services (B&HCC)
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Montague House Manual Handling Training Room, Montague Place, Kemp Town
Event Trainers
Herts Handling Training
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